Question by  blahblah (670)

How many times a day does the earth spin?


Answer by  kf4vkp (295)

The definition of a day is the time it takes for the earth to make one full rotation about it's own axis. So the earth completes one full spin per day. Each half of the rotation around the axis adjusts for the position of the sun to earth, explaining night and day.


Answer by  gleverance (720)

The earth makes one rotation about it's axis every 24 hours, give or take a few minutes. Remember, the sun is stationary relative to the position of the earth, so for the sun to appear in the same spot in the sky, the earth has to go through a full rotation. It takes 365 days to orbit around the sun.


Answer by  Tom57 (113)

The earth only spins one time per day. A spin is actually what measures the length of our day. However, this is slightly off which makes our year about three hundred and sixty five days plus about a half of a day (. 26). This is the cause for the leap year because every four years we gain one extra day.


Answer by  daubachsgirl23 (244)

The very definition of a "day" is the single rotation of the earth around its axis. It is this rotation that causes the sun to "rise" and "set. "


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